Two bakery owners get mixed up with murder in the first adventure in the all-new Bread and Batter Mystery series… As the co-owners of Bread and Batter Bakery in Destiny, New York, Molly Tyler and Olivia Williams have plenty on their plates. Molly is recently divorced and looking for a place to live, but they’re also both preparing for Destiny’s annual Apple Harvest Fair. The bakery has a booth where they’ll be selling not only delicious cupcakes and cider doughnuts, but also tote bags and t-shirts emblazoned with the bakery’s logo.
Tensions rise at the fair when local orchard owner Calista Danforth discovers organizers have assigned her usual booth to Bread and Batter. Although a heated argument ensues between her and Molly, the bakery manages to rake in lots of dough. But when Calista is found strangled to death with one of their t-shirts, Molly is named the prime suspect. Now these two friends must whip up some answers quickly before the future of their business crumbles…
Karoline Barrett is the author of the Bread and Batter Mysteries, featuring Bun for Your Life. She was born in upstate New York and now lives in Connecticut with her husband. When she’s not writing, she likes to read, spend… More about Karoline Barrett
“When murder threatens the reputation of her Bread and Batter Bakery—and its future—Molly Tyler rises to the occasion in this yeasty new series. A delightful sleuth with a distinctive voice, clues buried in the town’s history, and a detective keeping a secret of his own make Bun For Your Life a debut to sink your teeth into.”–Leslie Budewitz, Agatha-Award Winning Author of Guilty as Cinnamon
“Ms. Barrett’s witty characters and page-turning plot are sure to captivate cozy mystery fans. I can’t wait to return to charming village of Destiny, New York, to see what new adventures await bakery owners Molly and Olivia. A truly delightful read.”–Susan Furlong, author of Peaches and Scream
“A delightful, fast-paced debut, with engaging characters, so well-drawn they hop right off the pages. Barrett knows how to keep the suspense building and the relationships evolving from the first page to the last.”–Sharon Pape, author of Sketcher in the Rye